Calliandra angustifolia

COMMON NAME

Weeping Pink Powderpuff Tree or Bobinsana

TYPE

​Tree

FAMILY

Mimosaeae

NOTES

An evergreen large shrub or small tree, growing to 12' tall and wide. It flowers heavily all at once up and down the branches, then takes a break and booms again. The powder puff like blooms are pink tipped and white toward the center on an open vase shaded plant.  Bark and roots have long been used by tribes of the Amazon basin in traditional herbal medicines to treat various aliments.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Amazon Basin

NATIVE HABITAT

A riparian tree found along banks of streams and rivers

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

rain-tree.com



Calliandra angustifolia